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Samuel W. Marshall, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0364
Documents from the career of Samuel W. Marshall, Jr., a consulting engineer whose area of expertise was weapons guidance systems. The collection includes 4 bound volumes: "Lightning Protection for Transmission Systems" (VMI Thesis), 1931; "Proposal for Bureau of Aeronautics, Navy Department, Washington DC" re: guidance systems for pilotless aircraft, 1946 (declassified, 1991); "Investigations studies & analyses of Guidance Systems for Pilotless Aircraft." Final Report, 2 vols, 1947 (declassified 1991)

Dates

  • 1931 - 1947

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions
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Extent

4 items

Biographical / Historical

Samuel Wilson Marshall, Jr., b. 1905, Dallas, Texas; VMI Class of 1925; United States Army officer, WWII; consulting engineer; d. 1988, Dallas.

Physical Location

Manuscripts Stacks

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

Contact:
VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450
540-464-7516